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by hg
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Re: Seaforth Highlanders

Hello Alan,

The Seaforth Highlanders - 14468.
Labour Corps - 111406

Hope you get better soon.

Thank you

Helen
by hg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ancestry dna
Replies: 10
Views: 472

Re: Ancestry dna

Hi Meg,

The responses have been a bit hit and miss. Some replied some did not. I am meeting a 4th cousinn from the USA in Edinburgh when she visits the UK which is pretty cool. Helen
by hg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ancestry dna
Replies: 10
Views: 472

Ancestry dna

Hi, Anyone on here had their dna tested with Ancestry.com? They have made some changes to the results using some algorithm. I have to say, I am not impressed, and not sure what to make of it. Mine has changed by increasing my Scottish / Irish by 13% to 74%, I have lost 11% Europe west, 1 Caucasus, 1...
by hg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Re: Seaforth Highlanders

I have managed to find very limited information about John McDonalds military records. I found a relative who had his service number and managed to locate his medal card all his other records appear to have been destoyed. There is a Highland regiments museum who were able to shed some light for me. ...
by hg
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Re: Seaforth Highlanders

Thanks for taking the time to reply Allen. Fold3 do have service records for the uk. I have had no luck on the national archives either. John McDonald is a common name in Scotland. He had a son in 1914, no service details are recorded on bc. Another son in 1916, again nothing recorded. Both bc's hav...
by hg
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Re: Seaforth Highlanders

Sorry, I probably should have posted this in the armed forces section.
Helen
by hg
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seaforth Highlanders
Replies: 7
Views: 310

Seaforth Highlanders

My grandad, John McDonald was a soldier in the Seaforth Highlanders. As you can imagine there are hundreds if not thousands of John McDonalds. I have just looked at the free access to Fold3 military access on Ancestry.com. He was born in Carluke 1888. I have had no success tracing his army records. ...
by hg
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My DNA Journey as a newbie.....
Replies: 9
Views: 552

Re: My DNA Journey as a newbie.....

Thank you both for your replies. I am relieved to hear Sarah that my dna will stay on Ancestry and may have to take up your kind offer at some point of asking some questions. Helen
by hg
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My DNA Journey as a newbie.....
Replies: 9
Views: 552

Re: My DNA Journey as a newbie.....

Hi Donna, Would you mind giving me some more information about gedmatch? I had my dna tested by Ancestry.com about 2 years ago. My file is still uploaded on Ancestry but I have been thinking about uploading it to gedmatch. I think downloading it from Ancestry seems fairly straightforward, but I wond...
by hg
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: seafaring
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: seafaring

Thanks Alan. I am looking at a marriage certificate from 11th oct 1927 where the groom records his usual residence as ss city of halifax, imperial dock leith edinburgh. He is a seaman in the merchant services. I am looking into this for a family memeber so do not feel comfortable writing names. Fami...